Full Product DetailsAuthor: John Southalan
Publisher: Federation Press
Imprint: Federation Press
Dimensions: Width: 15.60cm , Height: 2.00cm , Length: 23.40cm
ISBN 10: 1862878498
Publication Date: 23 July 2012
Audience: General/trade , Professional and scholarly , General , Professional & Vocational
Publisher's Status: Active
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Table of ContentsChapter 1 - Introduction Book aims & scope Mineral sector overview Mineral economic & policy issues Law 'refresher' Trends in regulation generally Sustainable development Overview of mining regulation Chapter Quiz Chapter Endnotes Chapter 2 - Mineral Rights Ownership of minerals Types of mineral rights Allocation of mineral rights From exploration to exploitation Dealing with mineral rights Ending and impairment of mineral rights Chapter Quiz Chapter Endnotes Chapter 3 - Land Access and Use Introduction Entitlements as part of mineral right Interaction with other land uses and users Integrated land-use planning Ancillary needs Compensation for mining impacts Chapter Quiz Chapter Endnotes Chapter 4 - Mine Development and Production Commercial contracts Workplace issues Government approvals Government involvement/control in operations Local content Chapter Quiz Chapter Endnotes Chapter 5 - Environmental and Social Issues Introduction Environmental aspects Human rights Artisanal and Small Scale Mining Indigenous people Post mining issues Chapter Quiz Chapter Endnotes Chapter 6 - Financial and Investment Issues Introduction International investment law Market regulation Government revenue Mining finance & accounting Non-government revenues Chapter Quiz Chapter Endnotes Chapter 7 - Government Agreements Introduction Agreement parameters Ownership Stabilisation & renegotiation Implementing Agreements Agreements and third parties Chapter Quiz Chapter Endnotes Chapter 8 - Administration of Mining Law Administration/implementation Mining register Dispute resolution Corruption Law reform/change and mining Regulatory Impact Assessment Chapter Quiz Chapter Endnotes Chapter 9 - Answers to Chapter Questions Bibliography Laws & cases Commentary, reports and other materials
Mining Law and Policy: International Perspectives is more than a summary of mining law. It delves into the policy behind the development of the law; it considers subjects such as commercial issues, negotiation protections, tenure agreements whereby the mining company is assured of tenure for a time certain, joint ventures, the important topic of workplace safety, government approvals and devotes the better part of a chapter to environmental issues, a topic of interest at present in this State, with the coal seam gas debate that is occurring at present. ... I commend the author for the level of detail, annotation and discussion, all of which are first rate. Read full review... - Brian Morgan, Hearsay, October 2012, 57
John Southalan John Southalan is an Australian lawyer who has practised in commercial and human rights areas since the early 1990s. He worked originally with Corrs Chambers Westgarth (Australian national law firm) including on occupational health and safety matters in the resources sector, commercial disputes between gas & mining companies, and general commercial litigation. Since 1998, John has mainly worked in relation to human rights and rule of law issues. He worked from 1998-2000 in Thailand, through the Australian Volunteers program, and has continued occasional volunteer work with the Burma Lawyers Council since then including research and writing and also law and human rights training on the Thai-Burma border. John worked for over 5 years with an NGO and Australia's human rights commission in relation to indigenous land rights. This included considerable input into industry and governmental reviews about mining and indigenous rights, and also involvement in the Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development process.
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